Monday February 17, 2020

Damage to Fianna Fáil is far from terminal

Support for Fianna Fáil has fallen back, but the damage could have been a lot worse, writes Richard Colwell.

29th June, 2013
Taoiseach Enda Kenny attacked Fianna Fáil over the Anglo tapes in the Dáil last week. Photo: Bloomberg

"A week is a long time in politics" - a line first uttered by British prime minister Harold Wilson - is somewhat overused, but still very much holds true today. The past week has had the potential to completely change the political scene again in Ireland.

The release of the Anglo tapes coincided directly with the fieldwork on this poll, which was conducted between Monday and Wednesday of last week. As such, it provides a...

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